Common Service Centre (CSC) is a community service
centre for rural citizens at panchayat level covering about 6 villages. CSCs at
panchayat level shall cater to the service needs of all the communities in the surrounding 5-6 villages. Each CSC will have computer and internet facilities.
It will have both offline and online services. It will be equipped with computer,
multi function printer, digital camera and networking facilities. Initially it will
provide the basic ICT based services like digital photography, DTP, Audio video
titling etc. (without being connected to internet or will be linked with the private
/ public internet facilities available in the region. With availability of Internet
the bouquet of online services shall be added gradually.